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Museum to hold ‘Soup & Shop’ event

The Mathews Historical Museum will have a Christmas holiday “Soup & Shop” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 11 and 12, at the museum on Main Street.

Visitors will be able to purchase a cup of corned beef chowder while shopping in the museum’s Retail Shoppe. Masks and social distancing will be observed.

Cups of chowder will be $3 on-site, while carry-home chowder by the quart will be $8.

Participants are asked to place chowder orders in advance at Orders must be received by 6 p.m. Monday.

Accepting donations

The museum is accepting donations of “lightly-used treasures” for the holiday celebration and sale. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 4, to receive such items. Donors may also call 703-304-7225 to arrange a time to deliver donations.

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